Director Data Science / Bioinformatics

 CDI · Autres   Bac+8 / Doctorat, Grandes Écoles   DNA Script · Le Kremlin-Bicêtre (France)


bioinformatics data machine learning software


Director Data Science / Bioinformatics

Opportunity and challenges

We are looking for an experienced Director of Data Science from our R&D team in Kremlin-Bicêtre, south of Paris, FRANCE. We are creating a new team inside R&D to regroup different team members with software, data science and bioinformatics expertise. The Director Data Science will manage this team (4 team members today) and report to the CTO.

This is a unique opportunity to develop a team, build a variety of software tools (image analysis, machine learning, LIMS, sequencing pipeline, molecular biology in silico design) in a dynamic environment. Some of those tools are built to enhance R&D productivity, some others to be part of our products.


Managing a team of bioinformaticians and data scientists

Project management and reporting to senior management

Improving LIMS and automation SW for R&D: automated image analysis, Instrument control software support, etc

Building Machine Learning algorithm to predict purity of DNA synthesis from sequence

Building Next Generation Sequencing pipelines and dedicated sequencing analysis tools.

Building DNA design tools for various applications of synthetic DNA (gene assembly, multiplex PCR, amplicon seq, qPCR, etc)

Preferred experience

Technical leader for 5 years in data science applied to biology / bioinformatics

Experience in managing developers and scientists

Good understanding of molecular biology (NGS, PCR, qPCR, gene assembly)

Knowledge of Agile project management

Strong technical expertise in software development, data science and bioinformatics

Strong quantitative and qualitative skills; detail-oriented with ability to see the big picture and to work effectively at both high and detailed levels.

Ideal Candidate will have

Start-up mindset – experience in a start-up environment before

PhD in bioinformatics + 10 years of experience

Recruitment process

Phone interview with the hiring manager

Day interview at the office with the manager, cofounders, HR and the team

References check Timing: 2-3 weeks


Procédure : Postulez via le lien welcome to the jungle

Date limite : None

Offre publiée le 26 août 2021, affichage jusqu'au 30 novembre 2021